In this Spoken English lesson, you will learn formal and informal ways of replying to “Could you please help me? ” We are generally asked this question in English, so why not learn Some useful English phrases ( formal & Informal) to answer this very common question in English. Watch all our free English lessons to improve your English speaking and speak fluent English confidently.
Formal ways – At work, it is always better to reply formally.
Welcome: is a formal way of saying you are ready to help someone.
Certainly: a very affirmative reply
Of course: another way of saying certainly
That’s absolutely fine: it means you are okay with helping someone
It is nothing: that means it is a small task
It is my pleasure: a very formal way of saying you are happy to help
Informal ways: With family and friends you can use informal ways. But avoid these at work.
Sure thing: is an informal way of saying certainly.
No worries: is similar to ‘it is nothing or that is absolutely fine’.
Cool: the most informal way of answering affirmatively.
It’s all gravy: means the task is simple.
No probs: probs is a slang for problem.
No sweat: another way of saying ‘it’s all gravy’.